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Manchester by the Sea

Cast

Casey Affleck, Michelle Williams, Kyle Chandler, Lucas Hedges View All


Crew

Kenneth Lonergan (Director), Kenneth Lonergan (Writer) View All

Release: Nov. 18th, 2016
Runtime: 2 hours, 15 minutes
After his older brother passes away, Lee Chandler is forced to return home to care for his 16-year-old nephew. There he is compelled to deal with a tragic past that separated him from his family and the community where he was born and raised.
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3 Manchester by the Sea (2016)
135 min | Drama Release Date: 18 November 2016 An uncle is forced to take care of his teenage nephew after the boy's father dies. Director: Kenneth Lonergan Writer: Kenneth Lonergan Sta...
0 The new Filmworks in Manchester, England.
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donniedarko
I have a wide range of thoughts on this film that I'm struggling to put into words, so excuse me if this is a bit rambly.
MovieMeditation
Lonergan has maintained a relatively high level for all his films up until now, but if 'Manchester by the Sea' can hit the same wave of success as his earlier films, without either succumbing to high expectations or overflowing with ambition in forced frustration, is one pretty good question.
rauldc14
Obviously with the writing and screenplay being a major force it wasn't necessarily imperative to have completely stellar performances for the film to work, but it's strong performances are what in my opinion is able to take the film to the next level.
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